Cost of living in Mexico City, Mexico

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Food
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district Mex$ 129
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) Mex$ 83
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast Mex$ 58
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk Mex$ 15
12 eggs, large Mex$ 37
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes Mex$ 21
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese Mex$ 69
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples Mex$ 32
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes Mex$ 18
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket Mex$ 17
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality Mex$ 166
2 liters of Coca-Cola Mex$ 21
Bread for 2 people for 1 day Mex$ 15
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area Mex$ 19,145
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area Mex$ 10,672
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat Mex$ 1,313
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area Mex$ 12,344
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area Mex$ 6,865
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio Mex$ 823
Internet 8MB (1 month) Mex$ 419
40” flat screen TV Mex$ 7,508
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) Mex$ 1,897
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) Mex$ 104
Hourly rate for cleaning help Mex$ 42
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) Mex$ 794
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) Mex$ 638
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) Mex$ 1,202
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes Mex$ 1,193
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new Mex$ 254,878
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas Mex$ 14
Monthly ticket public transport Mex$ 338
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) Mex$ 62
Personal Care
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) Mex$ 69
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) Mex$ 242
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) Mex$ 583
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) Mex$ 94
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) Mex$ 47
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) Mex$ 51
4 rolls of toilet paper Mex$ 26
Tube of toothpaste Mex$ 26
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city Mex$ 140
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub Mex$ 406
2 tickets to the movies Mex$ 143
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) Mex$ 1,358
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert Mex$ 784
1 cocktail drink in downtown club Mex$ 108
Cappuccino in expat area of the city Mex$ 45
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) Mex$ 44
iPod nano 16GB Mex$ 3,174
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) Mex$ 2.82
1 month of gym membership in business district Mex$ 1,169
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes Mex$ 50
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 12,380 prices entered by 1,079 different people.
Latest price update: February 07, 2016.

DF position in our World Ranking

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192nd
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latin america
25th
out of 36

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